Editorial Policies

Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Nova Journal of Arabic Studies (NJAS) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in several areas of Arabic Studies. The journal’s Editorial Board is divided into the subject areas related to Arabic Studies. This open access online journal publishes Biannually. NJAS aims primarily to promote prompt publication of Research articles, Review articles, Mini-reviews in all fields of Arabic Studies.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

This journal provided a peer review path for all manuscripts and all submitted manuscript will be reviewed by peer specialists within 2 weeks.

After submitting a manuscript, journal secretary will check the files for any probable problems and if the manuscript was fault free, the secretary will deliver the manuscript to Editor in Chief for next review process. The manuscript will return to author in the case of any problem. Please note that this is not a revision requested by reviewers. This is just a first step to validate the manuscript files.

After receiving manuscript by Editor in Chief, he will send it to 2 or 3 or more reviewers. When all reviewers had left their comment on the file the Editor will take the last decision and inform the author by Email.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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  • Google Scholar
  • Global Impact Factor (GIF)
  • Directory of Research Journals Indexing (DRJI)
  • Open Academic Journals Index (OAJI)
  • CiteFactor
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • J-Gate
  • ResearchBib
  • ProQuest
  • Standard Periodical Directory
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